Monthly Archives: March 2010

Food Waste? BAM!!

One rule at this humble site is that any time a food service provider with 400+ venues launches a food waste reduction campaign, they’ll receive some favorable coverage. (Between you and me, I’ll pretty much write about any kind of food waste initiative.) And so…Bon Appetit Management Company (BAMCO) recently announced its food waste reduction […]

March 10, 2010 | Posted in College, Environment, Trayless | Comments closed

Courting Change

Don’t look now, but they’re at it again in the UK. On Thursday, WRAP announced an extension of an existing voluntary agreement to reduce packaging and food waste. As of Thursday’s launch, 29 food retailers and producers had signed on to the second installment of the Courtauld Commitment. The first was signed in 2005 and involved […]

March 8, 2010 | Posted in Household, International, Supermarket | Comments closed

Friday Buffet

That urban British men between 25 and 35 are the worst food wasters in the land isn’t that surprising. But that 3 in 4 Britons don’t think food waste is harmful to the environment?! Oh, and the most wasted food in Britain is the noble banana. Accordingly, the Guardian offers a few suggestions. — — Remember […]

March 5, 2010 | Posted in Composting, International, School | Comments closed

Diving into Film Reviews

I previously wrote about the documentary film Dive! and posted the trailer. I finally got the chance to watch it and want to pass along a hearty endorsement. It’s a surprisingly personal film, a point driven home in the opening credits when filmmaker Jeremy Seifert’s young son scatters the oranges used to spell out the […]

March 3, 2010 | Posted in Waste Stream | Comments closed

M’Gosh, Oshkosh!

Recently, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh announced that they’ll start construction on an anaerobic digestion project this spring. It’s great news, as the food waste-to-energy project should be completed by the fall. I’m not sure why exactly it’ll be the “first of its kind nationwide,” as the article mentions, but I’d guess it has something to […]

March 1, 2010 | Posted in Anaerobic Digestion, College, Energy | Comments closed